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Healthy Holidays To You

By Karina Hammer, Certified Health & Wellness Coach It’s that time of the year again! It’s time to celebrate the holidays with parties, get-togethers, corporate dinners, and of course the endless family celebrations. While the holidays can sneak up on us, every year doesn’t mean the pounds have to follow. The average American will gain 7-10 pounds between Thanksgiving and …

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TrustS Are Not Just For The Wealthy

Trusts Are Not Just For The Wealthy

By Andrew M. Curtis, ESQ Perhaps the most common misconception among the general public concerning the areas of wills and trusts is the notion that if a couple owns less than $5,000,000.00 in assets, that they don’t need a revocable living trust. This is a false notion. For example, I recently had a fellow come to my office whose mother …

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Family Thanksgiving Activities

Family Thanksgiving Activities

By iMOM.com Over 200 years ago, after much thought and prayer, fully knowing their lives would be at risk, the great men of our country issued a declaration for independence. The result was the opportunity for us to enjoy a freedom that has allowed our country to prosper as no other country before it. We have so much for which …

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New Technology Makes Early Detection of This Nation’s Leading Cause of Death Possible

New Technology Makes Early Detection of This Nation’s Leading Cause of Death Possible

A new, noninvasive technology that screens people for signs of hardened arteries aims to find heart disease long before symptoms develop, and early enough to do something about it. The Soteria Cardiac Platform will revolutionize the way we screen, test, and treat Atherosclerosis. Arteriosclerosis/Atherosclerosis are often used interchangeable. Simply put, we are referring to changes in the artery wall that: …

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Top 4 Questions Patients Ask About Robotic FUE Hair Transplant Surgery

Dr. Alan J. Bauman with ARTAS

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman Permanently restoring one’s hair to a more youthful and healthy state with a hair transplant can make you look and feel great. But, what’s new in the field of hair transplantation that has improved patient comfort, downtime, naturalness and overall results?  The ARTAS robotic-assisted follicular unit extraction hair transplant is the latest advancement in the …

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“Welcome Relief from Feminine Aging Symptoms”

“Welcome Relief from Feminine Aging Symptoms”

by Dr. Robin Sykes Many women are reluctant to talk about the changes that occur “down under” as we age. Often times symptoms begin as early as after child birth, but then become worse with natural changes associated with decrease in hormone levels and the passage of time. Symptoms range from stress incontinence (leakage), laxity of the tissue and decrease …

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Who Should I See for a Hearing Problem?

Who Should I See for a Hearing Problem?

Written by Nora Fuchs, Au.D., Audio-Logic, P.C. Submitted by Dana Luzon, Au.D., Audiology & Hearing Aids of the Palm Beaches It can be confusing to know who to turn to for what. What is the difference between an audiologist, an ENT, a hearing aid dispenser, and even my primary care physician? If I do have a hearing loss, why should …

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Scientific Research finds Acupuncture is Effective for Weight Loss

Scientific Research finds Acupuncture is Effective for Weight Loss

Everyone is looking for the secret to weight loss, without falling victim to the latest gimmicks. With so many different opinions about how to lose weight, it can be difficult to tell what will really work. Fortunately there is a technique for weight loss that has been tested for centuries:  acupuncture. This technique is safe, sound and reliable. And, even …

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Ensuring our Parents Health Through Medication Compliance

Ensuring our Parents Health Through Medication Compliance

By Dr. David Steinberg, Pharmacist As the baby boomer generation ages and medications become more numerous, children and family members are charged with caring for the loved ones. This task comes not only with much stress but also with many questions. The questions often range from “Who will administer the medication when I’m not there?” “Is there a risk of …

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“Welcome Relief from Feminine Aging Symptoms”

Many women are reluctant to talk about the changes that occur “down under” as we age. Often times symptoms begin as early as after child birth, but then become worse with natural changes associated with decrease in hormone levels and the passage of time. Symptoms range from stress incontinence (leakage), laxity of the tissue and decrease in elasticity of the …

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Dental Implants: A Conservative Treatment Option

A Conservative Treatment Option One of the first things a patient typically asks at a dental appointment is, “what is the most conservative option?”  Personally, if it were my mouth being treated, I would ask the same question. The key to making the best choice is understanding what the word “conservative” means in your particular case. A Common Dilemma: An …

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New Technology Makes Early Detection of This Nation’s Leading Cause of Death Possible

New Technology Makes Early Detection of This Nation’s Leading Cause of Death Possible

A new, noninvasive technology that screens people for signs of hardened arteries aims to find heart disease long before symptoms develop, and early enough to do something about it. The Soteria Cardiac Platform will revolutionize the way we screen, test, and treat Atherosclerosis. Arteriosclerosis/Atherosclerosis are often used interchangeable. Simply put, we are referring to changes in the artery wall that: …

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

3) Lying Down When lying down, the breast tissue spreads out evenly along the chest wall. Place a pillow under your right shoulder and your right arm behind your head. Using your left hand, move the pads of your fingers around your right breast gently in small circular motions covering the entire breast area and armpit. Use light, medium, and firm pressure. Squeeze the nipple; check for discharge and lumps. Repeat these steps for your left breast.

Breast cancer starts when cells in the breast begin to grow out of control. These cells usually form a tumor that can often be seen on an x-ray or felt as a lump. The tumor is malignant (cancerous) if the cells can grow into (invade) surrounding tissues or spread (metastasize) to distant areas of the body. Breast cancer occurs almost …

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Gum Recession: When Should I See Someone?

Gum Recession:

Written by the doctors at Advanced Dentistry South Florida When it comes to our gums, there can be a lot of confusion about how they should look and what constitutes healthy. Some people have a higher visible gum line while others have much less. Our gums cover the jawbone which supports our teeth at the root. The top half of …

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Safety: What you can’t hear CAN hurt you.

What you can’t hear CAN hurt you

In the United States today, there are 36 million people living with untreated hearing loss.There are many reasons why each and every one of them should seek hearing care, including improvementof quality of life, but the foremost reason is SAFETY. Studies have shown that hearing impairment not only affects business, social and personal relationships, it also causes reduced alertness, and …

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Anatomy of an Undetectable Hair Transplant

Anatomy of an Undetectable Hair Transplant

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman It is every patient’s goal is to have their hair restored in a way that is safe, comfortable but most importantly, undetectable. Thankfully, today, minimally-invasive hair transplant techniques like NeoGraft FUE and ARTAS Robotic System, the use of small grafts called follicular units along with careful artistic design makes this absolutely possible. Further evidence of …

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Laser Liposuction

Laser Liposuction

Laser Liposuction has been around for many years and should have made traditional liposuction obsolete by now, however many physicians are still performing traditional liposuction for several reasons. It can be performed under general anesthesia, and there is no large investment involved as there is with a laser technology. When a patient is put under general anesthesia, the trauma that …

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Why do I have Uveitis?

Uveitis?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Uveitis is inflammation of the uvea, which is made up of the iris, ciliary body and choroid. Together, these form the middle layer of the eye between the retina and the sclera (white of the eye). The eye is shaped like a tennis ball, with three different layers of tissue surrounding the central …

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A Solution Based Approach to Getting Hearing Aids

Getting Hearing Aids

Written by Mary Ann Gilbert, Au.D., Whittier Hearing Center Submitted by Dana Luzon, Au.D., Audiology & Hearing Aids of the Palm Beaches The biggest mistake people make is buying a hearing aid instead of buying better hearing. I have been helping people find solutions for their hearing problems and communication issues for more than 30 years, and I have seen …

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Saving Teeth: Determining If Teeth Should Be Treated or Replaced

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – Patients every day face the decision of whether or not to have teeth treated or removed.  The choice can be difficult from an emotional viewpoint as well as a functional one. In many cases, the tooth or teeth in question are not causing any pain. What may not be understood is the …

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